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NEWS RELEASE                                                                                                    JUNE 2014

Major Changes in the Scrubber Market Due To Hot Gas Option and Vapor Recovery

The market for particulate scrubbers will be shrinking, while the market for adsorbers will grow robustly. Hot gas filtration will completely change the dry scrubber offerings. Scrubber Revenues in 2014 are projected at $7.2 billion. These are the conclusions reached by the McIlvaine Company in Scrubber/Adsorber/Biofilter World Markets.

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Subject

  
  

2014

  
  

Growth    Trends

  

Total

7,220

Some   segments will grow faster

Absorber

3,284

Positive   impact from oil and gas

Adsorber

1,394

Positive   impact from oil and gas

Biofilter

550

Odor treatment is a   winner

Dry Scrubber

573

Hot   gas filtration will be huge

Other

278

Condensation   will be high growth

Particulate

1,141

Market   will shrink

Overall growth will average only slightly above GDP, but certain segments will experience robust growth. Individual companies can take advantage of new technologies to generate high margins with unique products. The hot gas filter scrubbing process is one such technology.

HotGasAPC

Instead of using a wet absorber, sorbent is injected ahead of a catalytic filter. One of the big advantages is clean hot gas from which the heat energy can be easily extracted.

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